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An image of Cornish village at sunset by David Davies

David Davies

(Australia, England 21 May 1864 – 26 Mar 1939)

Cornish village at sunset
(circa 1905)
Media category
Materials used
oil on canvas

44.5 x 34.2 cm stretcher; 61.5 x 53.0 x 9.0 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed l.r. corner, green oil "D.DAVIES". Not dated.
Purchased with assistance from Sir Charles Lloyd Jones and the Marshall Bequest Fund 1984
Accession number
Not on display
Bibliography (4)

Tracey Cooper-Laverty, Wild colonials: Australian artists and the Newlyn and St Ives colonies, 'Australians in Cornwall: the simple life', pg. 73-93, Bendigo, 2009, 55 (colour illus.), 81. NOTE: general information relating to the artist and the work he produced in Cornwall, pg. 80-81.

Anne Kirker and Peter Tomory, British painting 1800–1990 in Australian and New Zealand public collections, Sydney, 1997, 71. 487

Ursula Prunster, Australian art: in the Art Gallery of New South Wales, 'Home and abroad', pg. 73-74, Sydney, 2000, 74, 76 (colour illus.), 300.

Cameron Sparks, David Davies 1864-1939, 'David Davies: 1864-1939', pg. 9-20, Ballarat, 1984, 18-19, 47 (colour illus.). 30

Exhibition history (1)

David Davies (1984-1985):